Established in 2007, CDC Data Centres is Australia’s leading operator of sovereign, secure, world-class data centre facilities.
Headquartered in Canberra with multiple facilities in the ACT, NSW and New Zealand, CDC’s diversified operations provide secure data centre configurations that support co-location, containerised and hyperscale compute environments with all campuses interconnected with high-speed carrier grade networks.
At CDC we are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We believe that everyone’s unique experiences enable us to deliver meaningful benefits for our people, our clients and communities. Our mission is to attract, retain and grow the world’s best data centre team.
Our people are responsive, innovative and trusted in supporting our customers. Together, we configure the landscape to meet the security, reliability, connectivity and sustainability needs for today and tomorrow.
A rare and highly sought after in-house counsel position for an industry leading, privately owned Australian company in Canberra. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop in-house legal career, work on highly complex matters and to be pioneering contributor to embedding the legal function within CDC Data Centres in Australia and New Zealand.
The Legal and Risk function within CDC Data Centres (CDC) is responsible for providing advice, support, guidance, and clarity to the business in identifying and mitigating potential risks.
The Legal Counsel shall be responsible for supporting the General Manager, Legal & Risk (GM) in various capacities as part of CDC’s compliance, risk, and legal initiatives. The Legal Counsel will work closely with the GM on a range of assignments, but primarily: drafting and negotiating contracts (on both supply-side and client-side); performing research tasks; drafting advice on a range of matters and be a contact point for ad-hoc queries from around the organisation. The Legal Counsel will also assist with ensuring that contractual and legal obligations are understood throughout the business and assisting with awareness, communication, and training exercises.
Additionally, the Legal Counsel will be expected to take the lead in uplifting process and procedures within the Legal and Risk function – ingenuity and innovation are a must. The role will require a hands-on approach to addressing legal issues which the business faces day-to-day, with the primary goal of adding value to CDC through proactive identification and mitigation of risk.
Other responsibilities include:
Australian citizenship and ability to obtain an NV1 Security Clearance
If you are looking for an opportunity to play a vital role in an industry leading, fast-growing Australian Data Centre and be part of our amazing journey, please email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
CDC is growing and continues to employ, invest in and grow the best talent. Please reach out the HR Team at email@example.com for more information on the benefits of joining CDC Data Centres.